BGS Meeting — March 23, 2013 — How to Research Your American Revolutionary War Ancestor

The Birmingham Genealogical Society meets the fourth Saturday of each month (ex. Nov. & Dec.) at the Downtown Birmingham Public Library. Guests are always welcome!

Next meeting: Saturday, March 23rd at 2 p.m.;Board Meeting at 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Room: Arrington Auditorium, 4th Floor, Linn-Henley Building

Speaker: William “Bill” Clement

Program Topic: How to Research You American Revolutionary War Ancestor

Please join us as Bill Clement, current President of the Birmingham Chapter, Alabama Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (and BGS member) presents “How to Research Your American Revolutionary War Ancestor.” Bill is a graduate of the Marion Military Institute, Marion, AL and received a BS in Industrial Management from Clemson University and a Masters in Business from the University of South Carolina. Finding and documenting a Revolutionary War patriot ancestor for membership eligibility in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) or the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) is not as difficult as many people believe. This program will benefit those seeking to join the DAR or SAR. Hope to see you at the meeting!

New UDC Chapter to form in Hoover

From BGS member, Bette Ward:

A new United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) is being formed in Hoover. There will be a meeting Saturday, September 29, 2007 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Hoover Public Library. The purpose of this meeting will be to work on UDC and DAR application papers, accept names for the new UDC chapter, and consider officers for the new chapter with the election taking place after chapter is formally accepted.